Birth Place Matching "Wuppertal, Germany" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Tom Tykwer

Composer | Lola rennt

Director, writer, producer and composer Tom Tykwer was born in 1965 in Wuppertal, Germany. He showed an interest in film-making from childhood, making super 8 films from the age of 11. Among his first jobs was working at a local art-house cinema. Tykwer eventually relocated to Berlin, first working...

2. Horst Tappert

Actor | Derrick

Born on 26 May 1923 in Wuppertal, he served with the Nazi German Waffen-SS in World War II. After attending acting lessons at the theater in Stendal, where he also made his stage debut, he performed on several important stages in Germany, but became widely popular as cinema and television actor in ...

3. Christoph Maria Herbst

Actor | Stromberg

Christoph Maria Herbst was born on February 9, 1966 in Wuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. He is an actor, known for Stromberg (2004), Der Wixxer (2004) and Neues vom Wixxer (2007). He has been married to Gisi Herbst since 2012.

4. Axel Stein

Actor | Hausmeister Krause - Ordnung muss sein

Axel Stein was born on February 28, 1982 in Wuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. He is an actor and director, known for Hausmeister Krause - Ordnung muss sein (1999), More Ants in the Pants (2002) and Tape_13 (2014).

5. Ursula Reit

Actress | Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

Ursula Reit was born on March 5, 1914 in Wuppertal, Germany as Ursula Schedereit. She was an actress, known for Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971), Der Teufelsschüler (1973) and Magdalena, vom Teufel besessen (1974). She died on November 9, 1998 in Germany.

6. Gyles Brandreth

Writer | Dear Ladies

Gyles Brandreth was born on March 8, 1948 in Wuppertal, Germany as Gyles Daubeney Brandreth. He is an actor and writer, known for Dear Ladies (1983), That Mitchell and Webb Look (2006) and Philip and Elizabeth (2006). He has been married to Michelle Brown since June 8, 1973. They have three ...

7. Aron Lehmann

Director | Highway to Hellas

Aron Lehmann was born in 1981 in Wuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. He is a director and writer, known for Highway to Hellas (2015), Kohlhaas oder die Verhältnismäßigkeit der Mittel (2012) and Das schönste Mädchen der Welt (2018).

8. Harald Leipnitz

Actor | Sperrbezirk

Harald Leipnitz was born on April 22, 1926 in Wuppertal, Germany. He was an actor and director, known for Sperrbezirk (1966), Die endlose Nacht (1963) and Susanne, die Wirtin von der Lahn (1967). He was married to Walburga Dohle. He died on November 21, 2000 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.

9. Annika Kuhl

Actress | Der Baader Meinhof Komplex

Annika Kuhl was born on August 28, 1975 in Wuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. She is an actress, known for The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008), Glückliche Fügung (2010) and Der Mauerschütze (2010).

10. Ann-Kathrin Kramer

Actress | Im Meer der Lügen

Ann-Kathrin Kramer was born on April 4, 1966 in Wuppertal, Germany. She is an actress and writer, known for Sea of Lies (2008), Callboys - Jede Lust hat ihren Preis (1999) and Heaven & A Thing Called Love (2005). She has been married to Harald Krassnitzer since July 7, 2009. She was previously ...

11. Marie Gruber

Actress | The Reader

Marie Gruber was born on June 11, 1955 in Wuppertal, Germany. She was an actress, known for The Reader (2008), The Lives of Others (2006) and A Ship Is Coming (2003). She died on February 8, 2018 in Berlin, Germany.

12. Hanno Friedrich

Actor | Unter Tannen

Hanno Friedrich was born on September 22, 1966 in Wuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. He is an actor and writer, known for Unter Tannen (2016), Otomo (1999) and Cologne P.D. (2003).

14. Florian Frowein

Actor | Sturm der Liebe

Florian Frowein was born on May 7, 1988 in Wuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. He is an actor, known for Storm of Love (2005), Heldt (2013) and Wege zum Glück - Spuren im Sand (2012).

15. Thomas Schücke

Actor | Diese Drombuschs

Thomas Schücke was born on February 2, 1955 in Wuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. He is an actor, known for Diese Drombuschs (1983), The Invincibles (1994) and Es ist nicht leicht ein Gott zu sein (1989).

16. Edith Clever

Actress | Parsifal

Edith Clever was born on December 13, 1940 in Wuppertal, Germany. She is an actress, known for Parsifal (1982), The Marquise of O (1976) and Die Nacht (1985).

17. Aljoscha Stadelmann

Actor | Carlos

Aljoscha Stadelmann was born in 1974 in Wuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. He is an actor, known for Carlos (2010), Die Wölfe (2009) and Bella Block (1994).

18. Josh Broecker

Director | Tatort

Josh Broecker was born on February 1, 1963 in Wuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. He is a director and writer, known for Tatort (1970), Silent Love (1994) and Bronski & Bernstein (2001).

19. Christiane Voss

Writer | Ich Dich auch

Christiane Voss was born in 1964 in Wuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. She is a writer and director, known for Ich Dich auch (2005), Endlich (2011) and Die tödliche Maria (1993).

20. Lea Kurka

Actress | Nirgendwo in Afrika

Lea Kurka was born on August 29, 1991 in Wuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. She is an actress, known for Nowhere in Africa (2001), Die Heilerin (2004) and Allein gegen die Angst (2006).

22. Ewald Balser

Actor | Rembrandt

Ewald Balser was born on October 5, 1898 in Elberfeld [now Wuppertal], Germany. He was an actor, known for Rembrandt (1942), Spionage (1955) and Götz von Berlichingen (1955). He was married to Ernestine Bauer and Vera Balser-Eberle. He died on April 17, 1978 in Vienna, Austria.

23. George Dreyfus

Composer | Dimboola

Dreyfus fled with his family to Australia in 1939. He joined the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra in 1953. In 1991, he was awarded the Australia Council's Don Banks Fellowship and in 1992 was made a Member of the Order of Australia for his services to music.

24. Patrick Reichel

Actor | Wickie und die starken Männer

Patrick Reichel was born on March 16, 1984 in Wuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. He is an actor, known for Vicky the Viking (2009), Vicky and the Treasure of the Gods (2011) and Jella Bella (2010).

25. Xenia Pörtner

Actress | Nathan der Weise

Xenia Pörtner was born on March 28, 1932 in Wuppertal, Germany. She was an actress, known for Nathan der Weise (1967), Othello (1968) and Ich warte auf dich (1952). She was married to Herbert Fleischmann. She died on December 23, 2005 in Germany.

26. Udo Dirkschneider

Soundtrack | People Like Us

Udo Dirkschneider is rock musician, vocalist and one of the founders of the heavy metal band Accept. After leaving Accept in 1987, he formed his own group U.D.O. He was born 1952 in Wuppertal in Western Germany. His family owned a factory for the production of various parts and tools. By the time ...

27. Jonny Buchardt

Actor | ...und abends in die Scala

Jonny Buchardt was born on September 16, 1925 in Wuppertal, Germany as Herbert Günther Schlichting. He was an actor, known for ...und abends in die Scala (1958), Café Oriental (1962) and Marina (1960). He was married to Blanka Schlichting and Barbara Schöne. He died in October 2001.

28. Sandy Mölling

Actress | Soloalbum

Sandy Mölling was born on April 27, 1981 in Wuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany as Sandra Mölling. She is known for her work on Soloalbum (2003), Sketch for Fun (2008) and Change is Hard (2018).

29. Thomas Bohn

Director | Black Wedding

Thomas Bohn was born in 1959 in Wuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. He is a director and writer, known for Black Wedding (2015), Tatort (1970) and Reality XL (2012).

30. Niels-Peter Rudolph

Director | Amphitryon

Niels-Peter Rudolph was born on May 2, 1940 in Wuppertal, Germany. He is an actor and director, known for Amphitryon (1969), Drei Schwestern (1980) and Sonntag (1976). He is married to Hildegard Schmahl. They have two children.

31. Katinka Heise

Actress | Tatort

Katinka Heise was born on February 12, 1970 in Wuppertal, Germany. She is an actress, known for Tatort (1970), Alarm für Cobra 11 - Die Autobahnpolizei (1996) and Verbotene Liebe (1995).

32. Wolfgang Ziffer

Actor | Drei Damen vom Grill

Wolfgang Ziffer was born on October 26, 1941 in Wuppertal, Germany. He is known for his work on Drei Damen vom Grill (1977), Heinrich IV. (1967) and Die drei Klumberger (1977).

33. Wolfgang Sauer

Actor | Geheimnis einer Ärztin

Wolfgang Sauer was born on January 2, 1928 in Wuppertal, Germany. He was an actor, known for Geheimnis einer Ärztin (1955), Kiss Me General (1966) and The Roaring Fifties (1983). He was married to Ingeborg and Gisela. He died on April 26, 2015 in Germany.

34. Marion van de Kamp

Actress | Kabale und Liebe

Marion van de Kamp was born on October 24, 1925 in Wuppertal, Germany. She is an actress, known for Intrigue and Love (1959), Gaslicht (1962) and Gaslicht (1956).

35. Ruth Hesse

Actress | Tristan und Isolde

Ruth Hesse was born on September 18, 1936 in Wuppertal, Germany. She is an actress, known for Tristan und Isolde (1974), Der fliegende Holländer (1975) and Hänsel und Gretel (1970).

36. Rolf Weih

Actor | Rauschende Melodien

Rolf Weih was born on February 8, 1906 in Barmen, Wuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. He was an actor, known for Rauschende Melodien (1955), Hallo - Sie haben Ihre Frau vergessen (1949) and Wir machen Musik (1942). He was married to Ira Kraut. He died on August 16, 1969 in Frankfurt am Main...

37. Benjamin Quabeck

Director | Nichts bereuen

Benjamin Quabeck was born on May 14, 1976 in Wuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. He is a director and editor, known for No Regrets (2001), Höhlenangst (1998) and Last November.

38. Vijak Bayani

Actress | Die Rettungsflieger

Vijak Bayani was born on May 17, 1970 in Wuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. She is an actress, known for The Air Rescue Team (1997), Tatort (1970) and Lady Cop (1994).

39. Bernd Euscher

Editor | KlassenLeben

Bernd Euscher grew up in the city of Wuppertal near Cologne, Germany. In the Film class of Krzysztof Kieslowski he studied Dokumentary film direction at the famous Kuenstlerhaus Bethanien in Berlin. His work is known for the movies Balagan, Qissa - Le secret de Kanwar, Trains 'n' Roses, Above us ...

40. Rainer Voss

Self | Master of the Universe

Rainer Voss was born in 1959 in Wuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

41. Thomas Schmuckert

Actor | Club der roten Bänder

Thomas Schmuckert was born on April 1, 1965 in Wuppertal, Germany. He is an actor, known for The Red Band Society (2015), Hinter Gittern - Der Frauenknast (1997) and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (2017).

43. Diana Kinnert

Self | MDR um 4

Diana Kinnert was born on February 16, 1991 in Elberfeld, Wuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. She is an actress, known for MDR um 4 (2014), Phoenix Runde (1997) and Berlin Mitte (1999).

44. Aurel Manthei

Actor | Stolberg

Aurel Manthei was born in 1974 in Wuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. He is an actor, known for Stolberg (2006), About a Girl (2014) and The Most Beautiful Couple (2018).

45. Frank Dukowski

Actor | Der Krieger und die Kaiserin

Frank Dukowski was born on August 20, 1967 in Wuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. He is an actor, known for The Princess and the Warrior (2000), Die Wache (1994) and Tatort (1970). He is married to Frau Schäfer. They have one child. He was previously married to Christine Urspruch.

46. Claire Schlichting

Actress | Kornblumenblau

Claire Schlichting was born on May 18, 1905 in Elberfeld, Wuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany as Klara Gerhartz. She was an actress, known for Kornblumenblau (1939), Mode-Cocktail (1964) and Dalli Dalli (1971). She was married to Erik Hansen and Herbert Schlichting. She died on April 22, ...

47. Rita Süssmuth

Self | Dem deutschen Volke

Rita Süssmuth was born on February 17, 1937 in Wuppertal, Germany as Rita Kickuth. She has been married to Hans Süssmuth since 1964. They have one child.

48. Miriam Bliese

Writer | Die Einzelteile der Liebe

Miriam Bliese was born in 1978 in Wuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. She is a writer and director, known for The Components of Love (2019), At the Door (2013) and Tango (2011).

49. Jochen Schmidt-Hambrock

Composer | Zu viele Musen

Studied composition and doublebass at Musikhochschule Köln, played bass with Klaus Doldinger's group "Passport".

50. Alice Schwarzer

Actress | Ehen vor Gericht

Alice Schwarzer was born on December 3, 1942 in Elberfeld, Wuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. She is an actress and writer, known for Ehen vor Gericht (1970), Wer wird Millionär? (1999) and Kelly Bastian - Geschichte einer Hoffnung (2001).


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